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MENAFN Press - 22/01/2014

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(MENAFN Press) Emirates Gas LLC (EMGAS), a subsidiary of the Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), extended its support as the 'Young Minds Partner' of the Pragyan inter-school quiz contest, organised by the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (NIT, Trichy), a leading Indian engineering institute at the Etisalat Academy recently.

Providing school students in the UAE an equal opportunity to participate with an internationally renowned technical institution, the inter-school quiz featured contestants from over 40 schools in the UAE, bringing together 150 participants joining with a fraternity of more than 10,000 students who are expected to be part of 'Pragyan' 2014. The quiz is part of the global Tech Fest programme of NIT Trichy, with questions set by the students themselves.

Hesham Ali Mustafa, Senior Director “ ENOC Gas Marketing, Head of International Business Development and General Manager of Emirates Gas LLC said: "Our support to the inter-school quiz contest organised by NIT Trichy was part of our corporate social responsibility commitment to support the youth and encourage them to further strengthen their knowledge and skills through their participation in international events. With students from all over the UAE attending the quiz contest, the event served as a key platform for us to strengthen our community outreach."

Pragyan is an initiative by NIT Trichy to promote technical skills and innovation among youth. The inter-school quiz is part of several activities undertaken to further reach out to the global student community, and provide them the opportunity to interact and compete on an international forum.

EMGAS regularly undertakes CSR initiatives that strengthen its engagement with various sections of the community. It has received the CSR Label Award, presented for distinguished corporate social responsibility initiatives by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry for the third consecutive year.


About Emirates Gas
Emirates Gas (EMGAS) is the largest supplier of LPG in the UAE and the market leader supplying a variety of LPG products and propane used in industrial, commercial establishments and residential areas. Its range of eco-friendly products, Cutting Edge Gas, Pro-Power and EGAP are complementing the efforts in curbing pollution and environmental degradation. The company promotes alternative energy solutions and clean transportation and is working with the Government of Dubai in introducing Compressed Natural Gas as an environmentally friendly fuel alternative for public transport and automobiles in Dubai. About ENOC:Established in 1993 as a wholly-owned company of the Government of Dubai, ENOC aims to promote the interests of its shareholders through the development of further downstream and upstream activities in the oil & gas sector and beyond, and to encourage the economic diversification of Dubai and the rest of the UAE.ENOC's vision is to be a leading regional integrated oil & gas group that is highly profitable and socially responsible towards employees, the community and environment. Driving this vision, ENOC is committed to achieving sustainable development and highly profitable growth and serving the growing energy needs of Dubai. ENOC strives to attract, develop and retain top talent to become the employer of choice, while adopting latest technologies and implementing best practices to achieve world-class performance. ENOC is also focused on meeting and exceeding customer expectations in terms of quality and service, and in maintaining high industry standards with respect to environment, health and safety. ENOC actively participates in an increasingly broad range of business ventures. Its joint ventures with major international companies allow partners to pool their technology, know-how and expertise along with their resources to further their commercial success. Since its inception, ENOC has been guided by its philosophy of quality and professional management based on modern business concepts for commercial success and sustainable growth. Today it is poised to engineer a new and challenging period of growth and diversity.

 






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